How long have you worked at the Memphis Zoo?
been at the Memphis zoo for 6 years.
What is your educational background?
I have a
Bachelor’s Degree in Biology.
What interested you to pursue your current career path?
always enjoyed working outside and animals have always interested me.
Briefly describe what your typical day looks like?
My day involves
a lot of scrubbing and scooping. In the
afternoon, we usually have time to do some training with the animals which is
what I really enjoy.
What is your favorite Zoo memory?
specific, but I always enjoy when I can get a break and watch our big male
grizzly play in the water.
What is your favorite animal (and why)?
have to say the grizzly bears. They are
very intelligent and catch on to training pretty quickly. And they have great personalities.